About Us

Marine Data Solutions (Pty) Ltd is a South African company owned by Staff and the Kongsberg Group of Norway. The head office of Marine Data Solutions is based in Cape Town with national points of presence in Durban and Port Elizabeth. The planned international offices form an integral part of our future objectives and will be realised while navigating our future.

Marine Data Solutions is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and has a Level 1, BBBEE certification.

The African Continent remains a primary focus region for Marine Data Solutions. Our association with the Kongsberg Group allows Marine Data Solutions and its customers access to the latest world class technologies. Our Customers and Staff are the two most important parts of our business


To be the technology solutions provider of choice to Africa’s maritime authorities and associated industries


To continue adding value to our customers through the provision of superior products and service solutions by incorporating the knowledge and skills of our staff and alliance partners


Customer Focus
Innovation and technology
People development

Driving Force

We are driven by the technological needs of Africa’s maritime authorities and associated industries

Certifications and Membership

ISO 9001:2008
BBBEE(Level 1)

Quality Assurance

Marine Data Solutions is commited to excellent customer service, technology,innovation and continually enhancing the skills and knowledge of staff members

Technology Partners

We are proud to have international technology partners that are leaders in there respective fields

Fast facts

Founded in 2004
Started with a staff of 5
First project was the upgrade of VTS for the port of Cape Town
Over 65 installations across the African continent
Partly owned by Kongsberg

Our Services

We specialize in maritime domain awareness solutions. Marine Data Solutions provide, install and maintain a broad variety of maritime domain awareness solutions.

Specialised systems Design

Installation and Implementation


24 Hour maintenance and service

Project Management



Our Maritime Technology Solutions are in service of Africa's and the world's leading maritime authorities and institutions. Marine Data Solutions combined with Kongsberg Norcontrol IT has experience of more than 240 system deliveries globally and our state of the art solutions could be tailored to meet your unique needs.

Our Experience

Our maritime surveillance solutions improve safety, efficiency and security of maritime transportation and its infrastructure by providing optimal situational awareness. Our solutions are in service with the world's leading maritime coastal organisations, most successful port authorities, and safest offshore operators.
Marine Data Solutions' advanced solutions and market leader status has been earned through: .

Meet the management team

David H. LEWIS

David H. LEWIS

Acting Managing Director




Manager - Engineering Services